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1348 S. Pike Street
Shinnston, WV 26431
Phone: 304-592-5925
Fax: 304-592-2213
David Gooden

David Robert Gooden

Wednesday, February 21st, 1951 - Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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David Robert Gooden, 69, of Oakdale, passed away at 3:00am, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Clarksburg, February 21, 1951, a son of the late William Robert and Lennie Lee Hayhurst Gooden. On August 29, 1970, David married Carol Sue Thomas Gooden who survives him.
Also surviving are three children; Robert Steven Gooden and his wife Lori, Oakdale, William Gail Gooden and his wife Elizabeth, Oakdale, Tom Overton and his wife Ann, McComb, OH, his grandchildren; Heather, Kiersten, and Braxten Gooden, Jordan Overton and his companion Brianna Miller, and Colton Overton, one great-granddaughter, Emory Overton, his siblings; Marsha Shanholtz and her husband Keith, Oakdale, Vanessa Shaw and her husband Gary, Wallace, Terry Lynn Morgan, Mannington, Tina Heldreth and her husband Mark, Myrtle Beach, SC, Alan Gooden, Oakdale, Jerry Gooden and his wife Marsha, Wallace, and Richard Gooden, Oakdale, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Gail and Babe Hayhurst and Ernie and Hazel Shields, and one brother-in-law, Tom Morgan.
David was a member of the Carpenter’s Union Local # 476 for 52 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, and his cattle. He loved all his family, especially his grandchildren who were his fishing buddies.
There will be a private family funeral service at 12:00pm, Friday, May 1st. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, physical attendance will be limited, however, the service will be live-streamed on the internet for anyone who wishes to attend virtually. A webcast link will be available under his name at for those who wish to take advantage of this service. A public graveside service will be held at the Oakdale Cemetery on Friday, May 1st at 1:30pm. Condolences may be extended to the family at The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gooden family.
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  • Private Service

    Friday, May 1st, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Friday, May 1st, 2020 12:00pm
    Perine Funeral Home
    1348 S. Pike St.
    SHINNSTON, WV 26431
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    Pastor Jerry Reel
  • Interment

    Friday, May 1st, 2020 | 1:30pm
    Friday, May 1st, 2020 1:30pm
    Oakdale Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Oakdale, WV 26463
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Gary Anderson

Posted at 11:41pm
Your family is in my prayers. It was a pleasure knowing you and being a former carpenter with you.

Gary Anderson

Michael Fetty

Posted at 11:36am
So sorry for all your lost,he was a very good person,sorry to see him gone, players for all family and friends,,Mike Fetty

Patricia Bock

Posted at 05:05pm
Sending deepest sympathies and prayers.


Posted at 05:01pm
Prayers for all the family!❤️


Posted at 04:31pm
John and I send our deepest sympathies to the Gooden Family.

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